A prosecutor from Kenton County, the home of the Covington Catholic High School boys who’ve become public enemy number one to the increasingly volatile left, has confirmed that his office has launched multiple investigations into those among the far-left who’ve been threatening the kids.
“We’ve got multiple ongoing investigations into numerous, numerous threats,” Kenton County prosecutor Rob Sanders said Tuesday to radio station WLW host Bill Cunningham. “There’s probably a dozen law enforcement agencies, if not more involved in this — it’s growing, it’s spreading, there are other jurisdictions now involved in this.”
When asked by Cunningham about Kentucky’s specific laws regarding threats, Sanders said that acts of “terroristic threatening” are felony offenses punishable by up to five years in prison.
He cautioned though that there’s a difference between saying or posting “nasty things” about the Covington boys and threatening them or their schools with violence.
Fast forward to the 21-minute mark in the 1/22/19 podcast clip below to hear the full interview:
What appears to be of key concern to investigators are the threats being made by the “electronic lynch mob,” as Fox News host Laura Ingraham refers to the bevy of social media leftists who since the weekend have been peppering the Covington boys with vile threats.
“This is the right time to address this electronic lynch mob … This is more than a pile-on. Tammy Bruce said this today on my podcast … she said, ‘ Laura, this is a type of virtual reputational murder,'” the host said Tuesday evening on “The Ingraham Angle.”
According to renowned historian Victor Davis Hanson, the mob resents the Covington boys for being white Catholics who support the pro-life movement and President Donald Trump.
“When it was released that these were young, innocent kids, they’re not gonna be ready to fight back and they had MAGA hats on and they were white and they were Catholic, that was a turkey shoot for all of these bullies,” he noted to her Tuesday evening.
“And when you look at the upside, when you combined the electronic mechanism with the hate Trump, the result is two values; rapidity and extremism. So there was a race, like a dog race, almost. Who can get out first and virtue-signal, ‘I was the first one to attack these kids’? And the next incident was, Who can be the most extreme? ‘I said beat them up,’ ‘No, I said shoot them,’ No, I said burn them up.’… It was a race to the bottom.”
A race to the bottom that — propped up by the media and their constant lies — continues to this moment:
— Dustin’s Disciples (@BostonBikers) January 22, 2019
— Liz Janik (@Liz_Janik) January 23, 2019
Just look at these Nut Jobs. Old numb nuts Dumbocrat here wants to make up a video calling people a racist words and then posting it. Numb Nuts does stop here, but he also wants to kill the Covington student. #WhatsWrongWithTheseIdiots? pic.twitter.com/YMTa9fKPyj
— Teapartier Al ?? (@TeaPartier_Al) January 23, 2019
The threats have grown so severe that Covington Catholic High School was forced to cancel classes Tuesday. It reportedly reopened Wednesday but with extra security.
Listen to Hanson and Ingraham below:
Ingraham concurred with Hanson and cited previous examples of left-wing mobs attacking innocent people, including Duke University men’s lacrosse team in 2006, St. Louis police officer Darren Wilson in 2014 and now a bunch of 15- to 17-year-old high school kids.
She also noted that though some of the Covington kids’ initial critics have at least pulled back and apologized for buying into a false narrative about them bullying a Native American man, most haven’t.
“But some of these other people really haven’t pulled it back, because they hate Trump. They are absolutely raging with hatred for Donald trump, and they don’t care what collateral damage they leave on the roadside,” she said.
Hanson agreed, saying there’s no incentive for them to stop acting like monsters, given as the media have no interest in calling out their vile behavior. And why would they, since the media started this debacle and are teeming with as much anti-Trump venom as their radical base.
“You see what’s happened is when you have Silicon Valley and you have the great fortunes in America — whether the Bloomberg or Apple or Google — all of that great money, and foundations and Hollywood and the media and the universities, this story starts out — It’s a force-multiplying effect and it permeates our entire society,” Hanson said.
Below is a video of some Covington Catholic students describing the deaths they’ve been receiving:
Despite the release of evidence that disproved the media’s false narrative about what happened last Saturday at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., some elements of the mainstream media have continue to try and smear the kids with other equally false claims.
And in doing so the media have enraged their far-left base even further, not that they appear to care about he immense damage they’re doing to America’s social fabric.
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